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Volunteer Roadshow at Lurgan Show

Down Armagh Rural Transport (DART) is proud to be supporting this year’s Lurgan Show, being held today at Lurgan Park. DART has a volunteer  exhibition stand and a new vehicle for display at the main marquee  for exhibitors. Please come along if you are interested in volunteering for DART and ... Read more »


Making Communities Mobile BIG bid

DART in partnership with community sector partners, statutory agencies acrosss health and councils and community groups is preparing a four year bid for funding to support groups through the provision of safe affordable and accessible transport support to build community group capacity and increase health and well-being for group members. ... Read more »


‘Don’t Mention the War’

Why are your valuable services like Dial-A-Lift, Disability Action Transport Service or even community transport not mentioned once in the DRD’s Accessible Transport Strategy 2025 consultation document? https://www.drdni.gov.uk/consultations/accessible-transport-strategy-2025-public-consultation DART is asking the same question through our consultation response, available here – along with our colleagues in the Community Transport Netork ... Read more »


Rural dwellers in NI disadvantaged by cuts

People living in the countryside have been “disadvantaged and neglected” by cuts in the provision of schools, banks and public transport, the Northern Ireland Assembly has been told. Read full article here – https://t.co/tS8JKloek3  


DART Transport Vouchers for Groups

FREE ANNUAL TRANSPORT SUPPORT* FOR GROUPS WORKING WITH OLDER PEOPLE AT RISK. ROUND 4 OF ICONNECT – APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FROM CRAIGAVON AND BANBRIDGE BASED NON PROFIT GROUPS WORKING WITH OLDER PERSONS. Down Armagh Rural Transport (DART) Partnership’s ICONNECT project is now open for Round 4 applications from groups working ... Read more »


Make a Difference for Summer 2015 – Older Volunteer Drivers Required

Full accredited training & range of expenses paid. Contact Alan at the ICONNECT project 02838317810 for more information. Learn new skills & meet new people!


Cuts to Dial A Lift Rural Transport

  On the 11/03/2015 the DART Partnership was notified by the Department of Regional Development (DRD) of the scale and scope of public sector funding cuts for 2015-2016 after the Minister Danny Kennedy had agreed the Departmental budget for the next financial year. In real terms the grant available to ... Read more »


TRANSPORT SUPPORT TO GROUPS WORKING WITH OLDER PEOPLE

What is the ICONNECT voucher scheme? The ICONNECT voucher scheme will provide community groups organisations with annual funding support towards transport costs for eligible groups working with older people in the Craigavon and Banbridge council areas. All trips must be completed by the 31/10/2015 along with any forms (including feed-back). ... Read more »


Transport Support For Older People at Risk

Round 3 of ICONNECT voucher scheme now open for applications from Craigavon and Banbridge based groups. Down Armagh Rural Transport (DART) Partnership’s ICONNECT project is now open for Final Round Y3 applications from groups working with older people in the Craigavon & Banbridge council areas. The ICONNECT voucher scheme is ... Read more »


TRANSPORT SUPPORT FOR OLDER GROUPS

Round 2 of ICONNECT final call – open for applications from Craigavon and Banbridge based groups working with older persons.  ICONNECT project – now open for Round 2 applications from groups working with older people in the Craigavon & Banbridge council areas. The ICONNECT voucher scheme is a transport voucher ... Read more »